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Training guides and good practice

Whether you're preparing online content for the first time or learning how to use T4, the training guides below will help you get started:

SEO copywriting

This section of the University of Manchester brand website will help you to ensure your web content is SEO (Search engine optimisation) friendly.

It provides guidance around engaging copy, keywords and headings, formatting links and images and page titles:

The University of Manchester brand website

The University of Manchester brand website contains the brand guidelines which all areas of the University are expected to follow. It contains information relating to all aspects of University marketing, from digital to print publications:

To help you to prepare content for the Library website, please familiarise yourself with the following sections:

T4 training materials

These videos and documents from the Faculty of Humanities web team provide a good overview of how to navigate T4 and make day to day updates to existing content.

Please note: these videos and documents were designed for the Faculty of Humanities, so the customer facing content does have a different look and feel to the Library website. However, the core T4 functionality is the same.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering T4 guide covers some of the same ground as the Humanities materials, so focus on pages 12 to 23 (Media Library guidance):

Digital inclusion and accessibility

All online content (including documents) should meet The University of Manchester accessibility guidelines. Find out more:

Get in touch

If you would like further training or advice around creating and updating web content, please get in touch with the Library Digital Development team: